The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for BladeLogic skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 160 197
Rank change year-on-year +6 +37  
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% 0.17% 0.091%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 1.53% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £463 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £410 £403
% change year-on-year -14.63% +1.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BladeLogic is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 332 393 466
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.40% 11.26% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 305 356
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £21.60 £20.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

BladeLogic
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing BladeLogic as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for BladeLogic in the City of London

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BladeLogic in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for BladeLogic in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for BladeLogic.

1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) COSO
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management

BladeLogic
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) GCIA
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) COSO
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (50.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Axway
2 1 (50.00%) BEA
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware